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Flights from Sydney (SYD) to New York (Newark) (EWR)

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Food and drinks on every flight

Enjoy a meal or snack every time you fly with us, as well as a range of refreshments including beer and wine.

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Baggage included in every fare

Pack more into your trip with checked and carry-on baggage included in every fare.

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Change your travel dates as often as you need

We've introduced further flexibility on eligible Qantas operated flights. Booking and travel dates apply.

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Enjoy a range of entertainment on every flight including TV, the latest movies and more.

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Visiting from Sydney to New York (Newark)

New Jersey travel information

New Jersey is well defined by its high-tech and banking headquarters, and a quarter of it is lush farmland (hence the Garden State nickname) and pine forests. With miles of beautiful beaches, from the top of Sandy Hook to Cape May Point, you'll find the guidos and guidettes of Jersey Shore, but also many other oceanfront towns, each with a distinct character. Beyond these beautiful shorelines, the US city is packed with exciting entertainment and culinary pleasures. No matter what your interests, there’s a perfect holiday waiting for you in New Jersey.

When to visit

Best time to visit New Jersey

The best time to visit New Jersey is in Spring, April through to November. Visit in September, the post–Labor Day season that offers even more to love down the Shore, including less crowded beaches, more pleasant temperatures and plenty of things to do all along the coastline, with an average temperature of 19℃. July and August are often hot and humid, with average temperatures around 28℃. Summer is a great time to sip and savor your way up and down the Garden State at food and drink festivals.

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR),Opens external site in a new window is an international airport straddling the boundary between the cities of Newark in Essex County and Elizabeth in Union County, New Jersey. The airport is located 24 km southwest of Midtown Manhattan. It is the 13th busiest airport in the United States. It is one of three major airports serving the New York metropolitan area.

Arriving in New Jersey

The helpful and friendly staff at New Jersey Airport will greet you when you land, with a friendly aloha. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are a number of different transport options available to get you on your way.

Getting into New Jersey from Newark Liberty International Airport

It’s easy to get to Jersey and the North Jersey Coast Line from the airport and the affordable, low-stress option is to take the AirTrain. It also connects passengers to airline terminals, rental car facilities, hotel shuttles and central parking lots. Best of all, you never have to worry about traffic conditions. Taxi, car and van services are available from outside the terminal. Other options include the ETS Air Shuttle, Limousines, ride share and private transfers.

Getting around New Jersey

From rental cars to cycle hire, our local bus network or visitor bus tours, discover how easy it is to explore Jersey island. In Jersey, you drive on the left. Despite its small size, you’ll find plenty to explore with paved road winding between fields, farms and along the coastline. Sit back, relax and enjoy the view of Jersey's coastal lanes and fishing villages with a coach tour from a modern fleet to beautifully restored open top vintage buses. It’s easy to walk around Jersey to explore the off-the-beaten-track locations. Cycling is another popular way to get around with a network of cycle routes. So, pack a picnic from La Belle Gourmande delicatessen in St Aubin or the Central Market in St Helier. You can also catch a bus as New Jersey’s public transport system makes it easy to explore where you want to go. Taxis are also available with ranks along the harbour.

Departure information

Fly from Sydney

Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Sydney, there are a few things you should know so you’re prepared for your upcoming trip. 

What is the main airport called?

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD).Opens external site in a new window Is an international airport in Sydney, Australia located 8 km south of the Sydney central business district, in the suburb of Mascot. 

Baggage allowance

Passengers on Qantas flights from Sydney are allocated checked baggage. If you require extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online before departure. 

Checking in

Passengers travelling from Sydney can check in online up to 24 hours in advance or check in at the terminal by visiting a kiosk or desk.

Why Qantas

The benefits of flying Qantas

Fly from with Qantas and enjoy a comfortable journey from take-off to touch down. 

Seamless check-in

Get your trip to off to the right start with a check-in option that best suits your needs. Visit a kiosk or desk at the airport to check in on arrival or use our online and mobile check-in services to check-in for your flight up to 24 hours before departure.

Included baggage

Enjoy peace of mind knowing baggage is included on all Qantas flights. Use the baggage calculator to find out what is included with your fare. 

Can I cancel my flight booking due to COVID-19?

If your flights were booked through a travel agency or third-party website, please contact them directly to discuss your options.

If your plans have changed or you no longer wish to travel, visit Manage Booking to change your travel dates or cancel your flight and request a flight credit to use towards a future flight. Please visit our Booking changes and other options page for more information.

If we’ve cancelled your Qantas flight, including your Classic Flight Reward booking, wait to hear from us before changing your booking. We’ll be contacting anyone whose flight has been impacted as soon as possible.

Important information

 This offer applies to Qantas operated flights for the following dates: Australian Domestic: booked between 21 May 2020 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 12 June 2020 and 28 February 2022. Trans-Tasman: booked between 15 October 2020 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 16 October 2020 and 28 February 2022. International: booked between 25 February 2021 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 1 November 2021 and 31 December 2022. If you decide to change the date of your travel, we'll waive the change fee. You'll need to change your flight before your scheduled date of departure and select a new travel date within 12 months of your original booking date. When you're ready to rebook, you'll also need to cover any fare increase for your new flight, if applicable. For all changes, your applicable Fare Rules and the Qantas Conditions of Carriage apply.

 Meals, beverages, entertainment offerings vary between flight times. Alcohol offered during select flight times on select flights.

+ Meals, beverages, entertainment and offerings vary between flights and cabins. Alcohol offered during select flight times on select flights.